1910
1910

PROPERTY OF A LADY

A SMALL JADEITE QUAIL-FORM BOX AND COVER
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 81,250 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
1910

PROPERTY OF A LADY

A SMALL JADEITE QUAIL-FORM BOX AND COVER
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 81,250 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A SMALL JADEITE QUAIL-FORM BOX AND COVER
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY

well modelled as a standing quail supported on the taloned feet, facing forward and wings folded around the sides with well-defined feathers, the upper half forming the cover fitted along the scalloped edges on the box, the stone of mottled apple-green tone, fitted stand


8 cm., 3 1/8 in.
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Catalogue Note

It is usual to find jade carvings of bird modelled in standing position as the form requires extra raw material to be carved away.  See a similarly modelled white jade box and cover sold at Christies Hong Kong, 30th April, 2000, lot 572.  

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